Claire Lachow

is an artist & writer whose work exists between physical and digital environments.
probes the materiality of digital objects and flatness in the material world.
has a visual vocabulary influenced by video games and memes.
is a founding member of MATERIAL GIRLS.
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, Dallas, TX.

12.18.19, Dec. 18, 2019. Federico Solmi Studio, Brooklyn, NY.
My Shell Makes Itself, Nov. 8—Dec. 15, 2019. 5-50 Gallery, Long Island City, NY.
Resident Artist Exhibition, Jul. 19—Aug. 25, 2019. Red Bull Arts, Detroit, MI.
Am I, Now, May 12–June 12, 2019. 180 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. 
Palms, Mar. 16–Apr. 7, 2019. TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA.
Sorry about the mess but we live here, Mar. 1, 2019. IRL @ MoHA, Austin, TX (solo)

intimate, Dec. 7–20, 2018. Random Access Gallery, Syracuse University, NY.
alligator, October 13, 2018. Partial Shade, Huntsville, TX.
the dollhouse, September 15, 2018. Watermill, NY.
It's the thought that counts, Sept. 1–30, 2018. Governors Island Art Fair, NY. (solo)
ISSUE 2, Aug. 25–Sept. 9, 2018. The Troy Church, Troy, NY.
Tender Arrangements, June 25–July 29, 2018. Super Dutchess, New York, NY.
Finer Feelings, May 26, 2018. Partial Shade, Austin, TX.
Are we in sync?, Apr. 19–May 4, 2018. Organized by SVA MACP, 630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.
xenomorphs, Mar. 6–12, 2018. SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY.
xoxo, Jan. 19–31, 2018. Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX.

No Vacancy 3, Nov. 10–12, 2017. Alt Esc, Brooklyn, NY.
There Are No Girls on the Internet, Aug. 26–Sept. 30, 2017. Localhost Gallery.
No New Forms, June 24–Sept. 15, 2017. Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
MATERIAL WORLD, May 7–14, 2017. SPRING/BREAK BKLYN Immersive, Brooklyn, NY.

Small Works, July 10–31, 2015. Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn V Sydney, Jan. 9–13, 2015. M2 Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Lorem ipsum, Oct. 30–Nov. 2, 2014. Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
Initial Deviations, June 19–July 19, 2014. Palisades, Brooklyn, NY.
The White Castle Presents: New York, Lately vol. II, May 10, 2014. Brooklyn, NY.

Beasts and Bodies, Nov. 8–Dec. 8, 2013. Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY.
The White Castle Presents, vol. 1, Aug. 24, 2013. Brooklyn, NY.
Bushwick Open Studios, May 31–June 2, 2013. 226 Troutman St, Brooklyn, NY.

On Portraiture, May 28, 2011. Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH.
Attraction is a basic instinct, Apr. 29, 2011. Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH.

The Half-Time Show, Dec. 3–10, 2010. Richard D. Baron Gallery, Oberlin, OH.
Another Vibrant Art Fight, Sept. 29–January 9, 2011. Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.


2021 (upcoming)
100W Corsicana, May 2021

CoLab #bitres, Apr. 2020.

Red Bull Arts Detroit, Apr.–July, 2019.
The Wassaic Project, Apr. 2019.
Welcome to my Homepage, Feb. 2019.

Artist Talks / Workshops

“Digital Materiality” April 16, 2020. Kenyon College, Gambier, OH.

“Resist Perfect Transmission” Sept. 17, 2019. cofutures @ Visible Futures Lab, SVA, New York, NY.
BombPop! Up 3: How To, June 15, National Academy of Art + Design, New York, NY.

Screenings / Readings

Reading of “Flat World,” April 7, 2020. Virtual Studio Visit Network.

"TANGOTI / Local Host Gallery" @ Now Play This Festival, Apr. 6-7, 2018. London, UK.

"Summer Vids 3.0", Aug. 12th, 2017. Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN.
"Worlds", Feb. 23, 2017. Flowers for All Occasions, Brooklyn, NY.

Atlas XXVI, Mar. 11, 2015. 61 Local, Brooklyn, NY.


Far away, deep inside” Jewish Currents, Nov. 26, 2019.
Flat World” produced by Red Bull Arts, July 2019.

Contango Journal #2: Sanctions, June 2018.

"Touching the void" Foundations Magazine Issue 4, Spring 2016.
"Pfamily Ties" Foundations Magazine online, Sept. 15, 2016.

The Atlas Review #5, Apr. 2015.


Claire Lachow: Talking “I Heard” Cover Artwork, Elliot Moss

See Highlights from the Second Annual Detroit Art Week, Galerie Magazine
Red Bull Anounces Recipients of Expanded Residency and Fellowship Program, Art Forum

Old Governors Island Houses Now Filled With Strange Creations For 11th Annual Art Fair, Gothamist.
SPRING/BREAK Forever, Boston Art Review Issue 01, Apr. 2018.
Interview with Material Girls, DE:FORMAL.
The Material Girls’ Exhibition XOXO at the Museum of Human Achievement, AEQAI.
MATERIAL GIRLS: xoxo, Conflict of Interest.
Material Girls: The Collective Exploring Intimacy with Power Tools, PAPER Magazine.

SPRING/BREAK Has Sprung in BKLYN, Art Critical.

Bushwick Just Got Bigger: Open Studios This Weekend, Art Critical.
Bushwick Open Studios at 226 Troutman, Opening Ceremony blog.


B.A. Oberlin College, 2011